[ExI] Science

spike at rainier66.com spike at rainier66.com
Sat Apr 29 19:37:39 UTC 2023

...> On Behalf Of Keith Henson via extropy-chat
Subject: [ExI] Science

>...I don't know how many of you read Science, a few probably.  The last two issues have been interesting.  Two weeks ago there was an article on stopping AI research.  This week the lead article was "Panel urges caution in tying social, behavioral traits to genes"  Experts split on whether risks of perpetuating racism mean group comparisons should not be done...Keith

Keith since you and I are from California, we know that public schools are rated based on how effectively they deal with the academic achievement gap between self-identifiers of four different ethnic groups.  The smaller that gap, the higher rated is the school.  If everyone would just stop talking about that achievement gap, it would no longer exist (as far as anyone knows) so... problem solved.  There would no longer be any achievement gap and all public schools would be rated based on... hmmmm...  I don't know... anyone?


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